Grilled BBQ Chicken


   Summertime, my friends. It’s knocking at your door. With it’s warm weather and fireworks and no homework and dip your toes in the lake and read a book and drink up the wonderful sunshine kind of attributes.  It’s a pretty great season. In fact I don’t think I have ever heard anyone say…boy, I […]


50 Summer BBQ Recipes


French Onion Burger Of Wonder    Summer is on the horizon, dear reader. Which means outdoor get togethers will be in full swing. It occurred to me, that you might be having at least one BBQ some time between now and Labor Day. You might even have TEN DOZEN BBQs between now and then! You […]


Strawberry Spinach Salad


  The weather, dear reader, is getting warmer and warmer by the day, you know? It has been nothing short of a LOVELY spring here in Utah. Crossing my fingers mother nature stays lovely for a while longer and doesn’t haul off and scorch us anytime soon. I’d prefer lovely warm weather to scorching heat […]


Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette


  Hello there.    A simple salad dressing recipe for you today, dear reader.  Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette…to be exact and precise. Everyone needs a recipe like this tucked away in their back pocket, wouldn’t you agree? A great warm weather standard. Put it on any salad of your choice (or come on back tomorrow […]


Spaghetti Pie


  Hello there. I sure hope your Mother’s Day was groovy and you got to put your feet up and paint your toenails…or something really great like that. For your viewing pleasure today, I have a great little dinner recipe. A good friend brought this yummy Spaghetti Pie to my house a few weeks ago, […]


The Swimsuit Story


  No recipe today, dear reader. Just a little story to put a chuckle in your heart and a smile on your face. Because it’s Mothers Day soon, and I know you like to giggle on Mothers Day, don’t you?  I thought so. Me too.  Last month I gave the key note address at The […]


Ham and Cheese Quiche


  So, have you made some plans for Mothers Day yet? Planning to make dear old Mom breakfast in bed, rub her feet, sing her a tune or two? Boy, that’s really nice of you. I bet she will love it. Perhaps you are meeting with extended family members or friends to celebrate over a […]


Lemon Berry No Bake Cheesecake


Last night MyHandsomeHusband and I took our oldest two children out to dinner. We have a little deal going. One dinner out with Mom and Dad in exchange for a perfect 4.0 report card. Which seems really cool to a 12 and 14 year old who have parents that hardly ever take them out to […]


Loaded Baked Potato Soup


    Spring has sprung here in Utah, my friends. In my neck of the woods Spring means you might get a nice sunburn planting flowers one day while the next you shiver your self silly (while wearing your winter coat) at the kids’ soccer game. And so, soup can still hop onto the menu […]


Mothers Day Ideas


    Mothers Day is just about a week away now, dear reader. And I don’t know if you have given any thought to what your Mother would like to receive. I thought I’d put a few ideas out there for you to gawk at and ponder about and see if there is something I […]